Success Habit: Mindset is Everything

In the opening blog for this success habit series, I shared that being an entrepreneur has been one of the hardest things I’ve ever done.  It’s also been one of the most rewarding.   My start as an entrepreneur was not … Read more

Success Habit: Planning and Prioritize

Last week I started sharing my success habits.  I began by talking about goals.   I shared that goals help you know where you are going, why writing them down is important, and the power of a 90-day planning cycle.   This … Read more

Success Habit: Goals

Being an entrepreneur is an emotional roller coaster.                  One minute you feel excited, and the next defeated.  Full of hope and then anxiety.  You get the idea.  For me, being an entrepreneur has been one of the hardest things … Read more

Saying no to the good

Do you have difficulty saying no?   It is something I’ve struggled with.  I think many entrepreneurs struggle with it.  Especially early in our businesses.  Yet saying no to the good so that you can say yes to the great is … Read more

Alexa, turn on my island light.

We have a conscious mind and an unconscious mind.  We assume that our conscious mind is what is in control the majority of the time.  We are wrong.   The unconscious mind is what is running the show most of the … Read more

Do you have boundaries for your business?

Have you set boundaries in your business?  If you have, do you communicate or enforce them?   Boundaries come up a lot in my accountability groups and when I meet with clients.  What I see is a lack of boundaries.     … Read more

Looking back to see how far you’ve come

We’ve entrepreneurs.  We set goals, we move towards those goals, and we rate our success based on those goals.   If we miss the goal, we tend to think we failed.  We often forget to look at where we started and … Read more

Life is a tapestry

My husband loves background noise, especially from movies and TV shows.  I prefer background noise in the form of music or just the sounds of life. This is how Star Trek: The Next Generation played in our kitchen while he … Read more

Benefits of an accountability group

I facilitate accountability groups. You’ve likely seen me post about them.   My accountability groups are a combination of accountability and mastermind.  I pair the two together because of what I am trying to achieve with the group.   Let me give … Read more

Accountability – starts with you

In the blog “What really is accountability,” I shared that the terms accountability and responsibility are used interchangeably even though they are different.   As a reminder:  Responsibility is all about what you are responsible for doing, and accountability is about … Read more

We give people permission to do the same.

There is a quote I love. “Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure.  It is our light, not our darkness, that most frightens us … Your playing small … Read more

Do you set aside time to dream?

It’s the end of a quarter, and the planning workshop is only a few weeks away.  This is also the end of my planning year.  My planning cycle is from October to September.  I like finishing the year off with … Read more